Ahmed Umar (also known as Ahmed Diriye and Abu Ubaida) was born in 1972 in Luq, Gedo, or in Kismayo, Lower Juba. Umar is the leader of the Somalia-based Islamist group Al-Shabaab. He is believed to be in his forties and[...]
Talal Hamiyah is the head of Hezbollah’s External Security Organization (ESO), which maintains organized terrorist cells worldwide. The ESO is the Hezbollah element responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of terrorist attacks outside of Lebanon. The attacks have primarily targeted[...]
Mohammed al-Kawtharani is the U.S.-designated Hezbollah representative in Iraq and a member of Hezbollah’s political council
Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi is one of founding members of the Islamic State and has allegedly lead massive terror operations across the globe. A graduate in Sharia Law from the University of Mosul, he claims to be a direct[...]
Ghaani joined the Guard a year after the 1979 revolution. He had served as Soleimani's deputy ever since the latter took the lead of Iran's elite force in 1997. Since 3 January 2020, (following Soleimani's death) Ghaani serves as the commander[...]
He is a senior military advisor to Hizballah Secretary General Hasan Nasrallah and played a central role in the planning and execution of the October 23, 1983 U.S. Marine Corps Barracks Bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed 241 U.S. service personnel.
Yazbak is one of Hizballah’s original founders. He is the current leader of the Judicial Council and has overseen a military command in central Lebanon that provides logistical and training support to Hizballah. Yazbak has supervised training camps and the smuggling[...]